The Creator Of ‘Pokémon Go’ Is Building Its Own AR Metaverse
DigiLens now valued at over $500M after raising more than $50M in Series D funding to develop its XR hardware solutions
In Augmented Reality News November 5, 2021 – DigiLens Inc., a provider of head worn holographic display and waveguide technology, has recently announced that it has closed the first round of its…
Facebook Messenger adds group AR effects and games to video calls
Facebook Messenger and Instagram are adding AR effects for entire group calls, including games everyone can play..
Snapchat's new lenses and stickers can teach you basic sign language
Snapchat is rolling out new augmented reality lenses and stickers that can give you cursory lessons on sign language..
Facebook's first smart glasses are the Ray-Ban Stories
Facebook's first foray into the world of smart glasses is here. Confusingly dubbed Ray-Ban Stories, they start at $299 and bring together much of the technology we've already seen in smart eyewear. They'll let you take first-person photos and videos on the go, like Snap's Spectacles. And, similar to Bose and Amazon's speaker-equipped glasses, you'll be able to listen to media, as well as take calls.
Apple's AR headset will reportedly rely on another device due to limited processing power
More rumors suggest Apple's fabled AR and VR headset will depend on another device. The Information sources claim the headset will need to wirelessly communicate with a host device like an iPhone, iPad or computer that can handle most of the computing.